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Farms

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Forbes K. Merkley collection

 Collection
Identifier: c-00627
Scope and Contents

The Forbes K. Merkley collection contains materials relating to the For-Mar Farms and Merkley’s livestock. Included are letters of congratulations to Mr. Merkley for his prize-winning cattle, photographs, newspaper clippings and articles. There is also magazine printed by an association of which his wife was a member. In the articles she is mentioned for her charitable donation of For-Mar farm to Genesee County.

Dates: 1948 - 1970

Hiram Allen and John Patterson farm photographs

 Collection
Identifier: c-00681
Scope and Content

The collection contains photographs of the John Patterson farm which was bought from Hiram Allen in 1908. Photographs include the house circa 1908 and 1961, the barn, and an image of horses harnessed to a buggy. The photographs include notes on the back explaining the photos.

Dates: circa 1908, 1961, undated

John C. Doneth papers

 Record Group
Identifier: UA-17.71
Scope and Content

This collection consists of the Michigan Farm Business Report for 1954, written by John C. Doneth.

Dates: 1955 - 1955

KBS Spectrum UA 16.68

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Serial-01007

NFE Exchange UA 2.9.3.7

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Serial-00476

Nyle L. Katz publication

 Collection
Identifier: c-00634
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a memoir by a farmer whose family has been working the land since 1866 all while maintaining traditions of hard work, honesty, and strong family ties. The volume was copyrighted by the author in 1981.

Dates: 1981

Saline Valley Farms publication

 Collection
Identifier: c-00628
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a booklet, compiled by Marion Vaughn, describing The Saline Valley Farms. The booklet provides information on its historical background, a list of workers, overview of general aspects of life on the farm, demographic statistics on the farm’s population, records of crop history, maps, and photographs.

Dates: 1978